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  • Safety first: 6th MXS ensure KC-135s structural integrity

    Airmen assigned to the 6th Maintenance Squadron (MXS) recently performed a two-week hard-landing inspection at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, after a KC-135 Stratotanker experienced a hard landing in Phoenix, Arizona.
  • Legal NCO selected for commissioning program

    A sergeant assigned to the 6th Air Mobility Wing (AMW), was recently chosen as the 2016 Air Mobility Command (AMC) Senior Leader Enlisted Commissioning Program (SLECP) recipient.
  • Overcoming barriers: serving openly

    For more than 20 years of her service, Col. Karen Church, the chief nurse with the 6th Medical Group at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, kept a secret.
  • MacDill encourages firework safety for a safe, happy Fourth

    The Fourth of July, also known as Independence Day, is fast approaching. Many families and friends are planning what fireworks they want and where to ignite them. While the holiday may be an exciting time to get together and celebrate, safety must be a top priority.
  • MacDill Airmen train on Striker 3000

    Members from the 6th Logistics Readiness Squadron and the 6th Civil Engineer Squadron came together to test and familiarize themselves with two new Striker 3000 fire trucks June 9, 2016, at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. The new fire trucks are an improvement to the previous models in service, with the ability to extinguish fires more effectively.
  • Green Dot training continues empowering Airmen across MacDill

    In December of 2015, the Air Force announced the Green Dot training program, a five-year strategy to decrease interpersonal violence across the service. The Green Dot program focuses on providing tools and training through activities, open dialogue and a peer-to-peer learning style to create realistic options for preventing power-based acts of violence.